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The long-term impact of the Italian colonial expenditures in the Horn of Africa

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A growing body of literature analyses the relationship between colonialism and long-term development, but largely overlooks the effect of colonial public investments on transportation infrastructure, schooling and sanitary facilities. In my research, I exploit the case study of Italian colonial investments in the Horn of Africa between 1934 and 1941, to unveil the relationship between such investments and present-day inequalities in terms of level of development and living standards and t...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
MPhil
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Masters
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Oxford University, UK
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English
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2015-09-17

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